BAI chief Akhilesh Das Gupta elected BAC vice-president
BAI chief Akhilesh Das Gupta elected BAC vice-president

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta was on Saturday elected the vice-president of the Badminton Asia Confederation (BAC) for a four year term.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu lose in Badminton Asia Championship
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu lose in Badminton Asia Championship

Indian challenge ended at the Asia badminton championship with Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu suffering three-game defeats in the quarterfinals of the continental championship here today.

Indian-origin Prakash Vijaynath nominated for BWF Athletes' Commission
Indian-origin Prakash Vijaynath nominated for BWF Athletes' Commission

Indian-origin Prakash Vijayanath has been nominated for the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes' Commission.

IBL promoters ready to take BAI to court
IBL promoters ready to take BAI to court

 The promoters of the Indian Badminton League (IBL), Sports Solutionz, are considering legal action against Badminton Association of India in the wake of reports that BAI has terminated the tournament agreement with them.

Saina Nehwal, PV​ Sindhu win; Parupalli​ Kashyap loses in Asia Championship
Saina Nehwal, PV​ Sindhu win; Parupalli​ Kashyap loses in Asia Championship

World No. 1 Saina Nehwal started her campaign with a hard-fought win, while P V Sindhu too continued her rampaging run but it was curtains for top men's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap at the USD 200,000 Badminton Asia Championship here on Thursday.

Parupalli Kashyap enters pre-quarters of Badminton Asia Championship
Parupalli Kashyap enters pre-quarters of Badminton Asia Championship

India's Parupalli Kashyap played one of the longest matches of his career as he roared into the prequarterfinals with a gruelling three-game win over Chinese Taipei's Jen Hao Hsu at the USD 200,000 Badminton Asia Championship here on Wednesday.

Badminton Asia Championships: Shuttler PV Sindhu makes winning return
Badminton Asia Championships: Shuttler PV Sindhu makes winning return

Two-time World Championship bronze medal winning shuttler P.V. Sindhu made a winning return to the circuit when she easily beat Uzbekistan's Anait Khurshudyan to progress to the women's singles third round at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships here on Wednesday.

Shuttler P Kashyap enters Asia Championships second round
Shuttler P Kashyap enters Asia Championships second round

 Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles second round with a straight games victory at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships on Tuesday.

Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap lead Indian challenge at ABC
Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap lead Indian challenge at ABC

A rejuvenated Saina Nehwal and ace men's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap will spearhead the Indian challenge at the USD 200,000 Badminton Asia Championship, which gets underway at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium here on Tuesday.

Suspended Lee Chong Wei eyes SEA Games spot
Suspended Lee Chong Wei eyes SEA Games spot

Former Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei is confident he will be cleared from a failed dope test and will find a place in the Malaysian squad for the Southeast Asian Games in June.

It won't be easy but I hope to be No.1 for long, says Saina Nehwal
It won't be easy but I hope to be No.1 for long, says Saina Nehwal

It won't be easy to hold her recently-acquired number one position in the world rankings but ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal says she is confident of a long reign at the top and is prepared to put in the extra effort for it.

Saina Nehwal regains World No.1 ranking
Saina Nehwal regains World No.1 ranking

 Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday regained the number one position in international rankings after China's Li Xuerui dropped a couple of rungs to third in the latest list issued on Thursday.

Former doubles champ warns on match-fixing
Former doubles champ warns on match-fixing

A former doubles world champion has called on badminton chiefs to take corruption in the sport more seriously, a report said Tuesday, after two top Danish players revealed they were approached to fix matches. 

Indonesia asks BWF to wise up on match-fixing
Indonesia asks BWF to wise up on match-fixing

Badminton World Federation (BWF) should work harder to stamp out match-fixing in the sport, former doubles world champion Rexy Mainaky said.

Lee Chong Wei returns home from doping hearing hoping for mercy
Lee Chong Wei returns home from doping hearing hoping for mercy

Former badminton number one Lee Chong Wei returned home to Malaysia on Monday and said he faced a three-week wait for the verdict from his doping hearing.

Champs out as shocks roll in Singapore

Japan`s Kento Momota thrashed Singapore Open title-holder Simon Santoso to reach his first badminton Superseries final on Saturday, as women`s champion Wang Yihan also crashed out.

India's campaign ends in Singapore Open with Parupalli Kashyap's loss
India's campaign ends in Singapore Open with Parupalli Kashyap's loss

India's campaign in the Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament ended today as Parupalli Kashyap conceded a one game advantage to go down to Hong Kong's Hu Yun in the semifinals of the men's singles here on Saturday.

Lee Chong Wei doping hearing starts in Amsterdam
Lee Chong Wei doping hearing starts in Amsterdam

Malaysian ace Lee Chong Wei`s long-awaited doping hearing opened before a three-member Badminton World Federation panel Saturday in Amsterdam, a BWF official said, where the former world number one has vowed to clear his name.

Santoso on course for Singapore double

Indonesia`s Simon Santoso stayed on course to win the first ever consecutive Singapore Open badminton titles as he cruised into the semi-finals on Friday.

Kashyap enters semifinals, injured Prannoy concedes match
Kashyap enters semifinals, injured Prannoy concedes match

Indian ace Parupalli Kashyap continued his impressive form, advancing to the semifinals of Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament but young H S Prannoy was left ruing his luck as a foot injury saw him concede his quarterfinal match here.